Taiwan's top 10 Halloween events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Halloween just around the corner, Taiwan News has selected 10 exciting events to help you party through the spooky weekend: Masquerade of Evil 面懼 (Facebook, W...

Ultra Music Festival to return to Taiwan in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ultra Music Festival is set to make an unexpected return to Taiwan next month and will feature spectacular stages and popular EDM headliners in the country's capit...

National Day light show to illuminate Taiwan's Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's National Day light show will kick off at the Presidential Office Building Tuesday evening (Oct. 6). The General Association of Chinese Culture (GACC) has o...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 2, the 246th day of 2020. There are 120 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept...

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants Puts The Grill On With Bar.Yard

An homage to Bangkok’s tropical backyard with day-to-night rooftop garden party HONG KONG,  CHINA - Media OutReach - 18 August 2020 - Taking inspiration from a nostalgic backyard barbecue, Bar.Yard sp...

Japanese monk's Heart Sutra beatboxing video goes viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese monk Yogetsu Akasaka posted an unorthodox beatboxing remix of the Buddhist Heart Sutra chant on Twitter Saturday (Aug. 1). Japanese Zen Buddhist monk, Yogetsu ...

'Appalled' Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the weekend. ...

Man accused in fire at party that killed 36 freed over virus

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — A man facing a second trial after a fire killed 36 partygoers at a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse he's accused of illegally converting into a cluttered artists enclave was rele...

Lebanon restaurants partially reopen, face faltering economy

BEIRUT (AP) — It's not just a lifestyle, it's a livelihood. That was the motto used by some of Lebanon's best-known nightclubs to raise money for thousands of bartenders, waiters and support staff who...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2020. There are 349 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Jan. 17, 1...

Taiwan Presidential Office's 2020 flag-raising ceremony to start at 6:30 a.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first flag-raising ceremony of 2020 will be held in front of the Presidential Office Building at 6:30 a.m. Before the ceremony, which will be attended by President ...

Review: FKA twigs outdoes herself on 2nd album ‘MAGDALENE’

FKA twigs, “MAGDALENE” (Young Turks) FKA twigs’ latest album, “MAGDALENE,” is not about the ups and downs of love. No, the 9-track set finds twigs solidly in the down-and-out throes ...

DJ Martin Garrix booked for Taiwan's Wildbeat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Top DJ Martin Garrix is set to headline the Wildbeat music festival taking place Dec. 14-15 at Taipei Dajia Riverside Park. Additionally, the outdoor electronic music f...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan top of the pops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Taoyuan Street Party's four concerts will take place on Sat. (Nov. 9) and Nov. 30 to promote the new open-air pop music theater at the Taoyuan Airport MRT'...

The Latest: 2 jurors held in contempt for warehouse trial

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the trial against a man who will be retried on involuntary manslaughter charges after a fire in a California warehouse killed 36 partygoers (all times local): ...